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Awesome GIF

A curated list of awesome GIF resources.

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Last Update: Oct. 28, 2021, 3:09 a.m.

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Utilities

Simple high quality GIF encoding

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๐Ÿ˜ป Convert any video file to an optimized animated GIF.

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gifify turns movies into gifs.

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MIT

Merged into Gifsicle!

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Storage place for all mah gifs.

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JavaScript library that can create animated GIFs from media streams, videos, or images.

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Real Time communication library using Animated Gifs as a transportโ„ข

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A custom element for flexible GIF playback

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A pure javascript web recorder

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Automatic .gif creation from Youtube videos!

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Live video streaming server using animated GIFs, Python and Node.js

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Create animated gif screencasts.

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Convert your SlideShares into beautifully animated GIFs

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GPL-3.0

Integrated animated GIF search for Slack.

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[Processing/Java] A simple tool that allows your to create animated GIFs of yourself using your computers webcam.

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The fast way to put gif in or emails

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WordPressPlugin GIF repository plugin for WordPress

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NodeGH plugin for commenting on pull requests/issues using GIF reactions

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record your scripts into a gif

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Sync your favourite gifs with Dropbox

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MIT

Make a GIF from a YouTube video in Google Chrome

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MIT

A library to capture canvas-based animations at a fixed framerate

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MIT

Get a gif in markdown in stdout.

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GIF encoder based on libimagequant (pngquant). Squeezes maximum possible quality from the awful GIF format.

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๐Ÿ˜Ž The open-source, Haskell-built video editor for GIF makers.

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BSD-3-Clause

Kap

Open-source screen-recorder built with web technology. ![Open-Source Software][OSS Icon] ![Freeware][Freeware Icon]

ActionScript

A wicked fast and robust AS3 library for playing Animated GIFs in Flash.

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Apache-2.0

C++

A node.js C++ module for creating GIF images and animated GIFs from RGB or RGBA buffers.

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n/a

Simple C++ one-header library for the creation of animated GIFs from image data.

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Unlicense

openframeworks addon to export animated gifs

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MIT

A single-header animated GIF exporter

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A screencapturing library

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MIT

A simple library to display animated GIF images in WPF, usable in XAML or in code.

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Apache-2.0

A simple library to display animated GIF images in XAML apps (WPF, WinRT, Windows Phone, Windows 10 Universal Apps)

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Apache-2.0

A high performance .NET library for reading and creating animated GIFs

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GPL-3.0

Haxe

Haxe GIF encoder, implementing the NeuQuant and LZW encoding algorithms

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Java

Views and Drawable for displaying animated GIFs on Android

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Use an animated GIF as an Android Drawable

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An android library to deal with Gif

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Android View widget for displaying GIF animations.

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BSD-3-Clause

Android ImageView that handles animated GIF images

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MIT

GifAnimation is a Processing library to play and export GIF animations

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An animated GIF encoder for Android, without any native code required. Based on the J2ME encoder posted here: http://www.jappit.com/blog/2008/12/04/j2me-animated-gif-encoder/ with the addition of dirty rectangle support.

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Android Video to GIF converter.

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Gifstitch

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JavaScript

JavaScript GIF encoding library

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MIT

JavaScript implementation of a GIF 89a encoder and decoder

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Javascript library for creating animated GIFs

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A tiny JavaScript library that prevents the autoplaying of the animated Gifs

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MIT

Customizable jquery plugin to play and stop animated gifs. Similar to 9gag's. Support for video formats

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MIT

JavaScript GIF parser and player

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MIT

Convert videos to gifs using ffmpeg and gifsicle

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Server side animated gif generation for node.js

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Convert a GIF image into an HTML5-ready video for considerably better file sizes

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MIT

On-demand GIF loader/player in Javascript

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A GIFGIF Lab project integrating facial recognition and the GIFGIF API

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Youtube to snapshots and GIFs.

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MIT

PHP

GifCreator is a PHP class that creates animated GIF from multiple images

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Offering a spacer.gif

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GifFrameExtractor is a PHP class that separates all the frames (and their duration) of an animated GIF

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Objective-C

Complete Animated GIF Support for iOS, with Functions, NSJSONSerialization-style Class, and (Optional) UIImage Swizzling

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MIT

A UIImage category that loads animated GIFs

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"Twitter music" and "Yahoo! Weather" like pull-to-refresh control created using GIF.

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MIT

UIImageView category/subclass for playing GIF. Simple, high performance, low memory footprint.

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MIT

Performant animated GIF engine for iOS

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MIT

Support for Animated GIF on iOS.

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Add PullToRefresh using animated GIF to any scrollView with just simple code

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IOS load and display Gif

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progress hud for displaying only animated gif images. no labels (for now)

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MIT

A fork of http://blog.stijnspijker.nl/2009/07/animated-and-transparent-gifs-for-iphone-made-easy/ that shows optimized animated GIFs correctly

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Animated GIFs implemented the right way

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MIT

Swift

High performance GIF engine

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High-performance animated GIF support for iOS in Swift

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[UNMAINTAINED] ๐ŸŒ  A small UIImage extension with gif support

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GUI

A Mac App for finding GIFs

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My new and improved Gif encoder for Mac

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A screensaver for Mac OSX / macOS that plays animated GIFs and APNGs

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MIT

tool for generating seamlessly looping GIFs and cinemagraphs from videos

Hosting

Maximum GIF/video length: 15 seconds. Maximum file upload is 300Mb

Maximum file upload is 50MB

Online Tools

Video to GIF by imgur

Online GIF maker and image editor

A web app for making or remixing animated GIFs

Provide a matching GIF for your face

Community

Niche

Python script to generate gifs from star wars

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WTFPL

Youtube video to GIF

Video to GIF by imgur

Miscellaneous

Using ImageMagick to solve problems concerning GIF speed.

Credits

A curated list of awesome GIF resources.

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